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1 human beings in general
  • despite the horrors she witnessed, Anne Frank never lost her faith in people

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2 the body of the community as contrasted with the elite
  • tensions mounted until the people rose up in rebellion

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3 a group of persons who come from the same ancestor
  • introduced my new boyfriend to my people

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Synonyms & Antonyms of people (Entry 2 of 2)

to supply with inhabitants
  • a science-fiction novel about a mission to people Mars

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The first known use of people was in the 13th century

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“People.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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